Black Belt Indoor Test (part IV) – One-Step Sparring
Black Belt Indoor Test
One-step sparring is part of the required adult curriculum at Yoo’s Martial Arts. Students learn how to counter punches using various effective blocks, kicks, sweeps, wrist locks and other techniques to force an opponent into submission. As with self-defense techniques, one-step sparring incorporates diverse techniques from Hapkido and Judo, allowing for effective strikes, restraints and takedowns.
— Written by SUSA Chief Carlos Stern
The Philosophy of Taekwondo
Taekwondo has been in existence for many years. However, many people do not know its philosophy and some have an idea by reading the available books that make is easier to forget than most of the other activities. The philosophy of Taekwondo is part of our lives, and it is hard to assume its philosophy.
Adult TaeKwonDo Class
Beyond the obvious physical and practical training benefits gained, TaeKwonDo has given me much more.
The Techniques, Forms and Lifestyle of Taekwondo
Taekwondo tradition requires that students wear belts that represent the levels of skill they possess. Belts of a solid color indicate a student has mastered this level, while belts that are striped indicate mastery in progress. All students begin with the simple white belt that represents innocence. As their training progresses they earn different colored belts.
The philosophy Of Taekwondo | Martial Arts
Building a more peaceful world is the philosophy of Taekwondo. It all starts with the individual. The foundation of the sport is the individual. The art of Taekwondo strives to build the personality, positive morals and character of the participant. It is only on the “foundation” of individuals who possess positive attitudes the end goal of the sport may be achieved. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the philosophy of Taekwondo.